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NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
and jane kim voted no. saying while what he did was wrong, the charges were too narrow to support removing him from office. he has been suspended from his job since last march. they spoke after hearing the decision. >> it's been more than grueling to say the least. and our debt is mounted like you wouldn't believe. >> i always feel optimistic and i feel that the best things happen for good reasons. >> ileana lopez cried as she listened to members of the board announce they would vote no. following the vote, the mayor released a statement saying, in part, the board's decision returns a convicted domestic batterer to lead the sheriff's office. i will do everything in my power to ensure that abusers continue to be held accountable. there are still a lot of unanswered questions. many are wondering whether he can bridge the gap with the mayor. we'll have more on that coming up in a live report at 5:00. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the major league baseball playoffs. the a's and the giants staying alive in those do or die situations yesterday. fans couldn't be happier. >> i've been to e
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of public comment. four of the 11 supervisors voted in favor of mirkarimi keeping his job as sheriff. jane kim is one of them. she calls mirkarimi's act horrific, bruising his wife's arm on new year's eve. it happened days before he was officially sworn into office. >> we had to make an absolutely clear bright line rule as to how you can determine official misconduct in the future because if you aren't able to do that, then you don't set up a clear and predictable rule for future mayors. >> reporter: mayor lee avoided talking to cameras this morning but said, "the board decisions returns a convicted domestic batterer to lead the sheriff's office and i am concerned about our city's nationally recognized domestic violence program." >> we have work to do and that we both need to rise above the politics and get the job done. >> reporter: a majority of the supervisors, seven, did vote in favor of mirkarimi's removal, including scott weiner. >> you're convicted of domestic violence, you shouldn't be the chief elected law enforcement officer in san francisco. and so i felt very strongly about tha
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
come as a surprise but jane kim and christina that came as a shocker to many. >> given that motion required nine votes in order to pass the motion does not approve. the charges are not sustained. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: mirkarimi supporters cheered the decision that came after nine hours of presentations from both sides. the supervisors voted against permanently removing mirkarimi from office for official misconduct. he will receive back pay and says he's ready to work. >> right now it's about moving forward. we want to mend fences with all parties. i look forward to demonstrating why the people elected me as sheriff. >> finally. [ inaudible ] we have our sheriff back finally. >> reporter: now in march mayor ed lee suspended the sheriff without pay after the embattled chair pled guilty to a domestic charge. supervisor compo said it was a tough decision but it was all about looking at the law. combing up we will tell you mayor ed lee's response to the outcome. >>> overnight news a 17-year- old girl is fighting for her life this morning after being stabbed multiple tim
SFGTV
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
is carmen chu, chair of the committee, i'm joined by supervisor john avalos, and jane kim, we have phil dillon, mr. young, do you have any announcements for us? >> yes, please turn off all cell phones and electronic devices, copies and any documents that should be part of the file should be submitted to the clerk, they will appear on the october 16, 2012 board of supervisor's agenda, unless otherwise stated. >> colleagues, item number 1 i'm not going to call just yet, they wanted to be here and present and answer questions, but they have a conflict at this moment, he will be later on in the meeting, item number 2? >> the resolution authorizing the director of public works to authorize the direct to have of public works to execute an amendment to the construction management services agreement with cooper pugeda management inc. for the laguna honda hospital replacement program. >> good morning, chair chu, john thomas, project manager for the laguna honda hospital replacement program, you have modification before you to increase the contract from 16.196 million to 16.805 million dollars t
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of domestic violence. but supervisors christina olagi, john avalos and jane kim said while what murkarimi did was wrong, the charter is too narrow to support removing him from office. >> while the emotion satisfaction and political expedience of removing an official for a crime that most of us find unacceptable is very tempting to me, that is precisely the danger of removing an elected official for official misconduct for actions before that person are officially in office. it is a dangerous precedent to set. >> reporter: ross murkarimi supporters turned out by the hundreds for this hearing. the suspended sheriff and his wife sat attentively for hours tonight. murkarimi's wife eliana lopez cried as she listened to members of the board announce that they would vote no when she realized murkarimi can keep his job. mayor ed lee needed nine votes to remove the sheriff from office, and tonight it became clear before a final vote count even took place he did not visit. by a vote of 7-4, the board of supervisors does not sustain official misconduct charges, and sheriff ross murkarimi can be reinstat
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am PDT
's and lees camp. john avalos, david campos, jane kim, and the mayor's own opponent tee voted to keep mirkarimi. mirk roadway 3450e spoke to supporters while those supervisors who voted to keep him on the job as he said he did listen to their comments which criticized him for the domestic violence misdemeanor. >> i do not take anything what they say lightly. this whole experience needless to say has a way of changing and trance forming somebody. that is the message i take as sheriff of san francisco loud and clear. >> reporter: now mirkarimi will receive back pay from the time he was suspended. he pled guilty to a false imprisonment charge stemming from a new years eve incident with his wife that suffered a bruised arm and a few months later ed lee did suspend him. he did issue a statement saying domestic violence has no place in our city. we will never be considered a private family matter and never be tolated. coming up we'll have relaxation from campos. live from city hall i'm tara moriarty. >> we'll have more coverage of the mirkarimi vote all morning long. we also have a special
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
avalos, and jane kim. >> the motion is not approved. the charges are not sustained. chaps chaps >> >> reporter: the late night decision. they felt that mirkarimi's guilty plea to self- impresesment against his -- imprison the did not rise to misconduct. the ethics commission voted to remove him from office. supervisor campos said the sole vote from the ethics president is what influenced his decision. >> the definition of official misconduct that is provided in the charter as he said needs to be done interpreted in a narrow way. it has to be a relationship to the duties and because if you don't have that interpretation, then you create a big opening for abuse. >> reporter: and that abuse he's talking about is in reference to the is mayoral power. mirkarimi will receive back pay from the time he was suspended back in march. the whole ordeal stemmed from a new years eve incident from his wife lopez who suffered a bruised arm during the fight. mayor ed lee issued a statement saying he strongly disagrees with the 7-4 vote. will never be considered a private family matter and never t
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